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Navy to name new vessel after city of Yuma, Ariz.

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U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is praising the Navy’s decision to name its latest Joint High Speed Vessel after the city of Yuma. McCain says the naming is a “worthy recognition of the people of Yuma and all they do to support the men and women of our military.” Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says…

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News to Use March 23, 2012

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Announcing Citi Fraud Early Warning Alerts CitiR Commercial Card recently announced the roll out of a new Fraud Early Warning (FEW) Alerts capability which will allow clients to receive early warnings via short-messaging service and/or e-mail notices when potentially fraudulent activity is detected on your account. U.S. Cardholders are eligible to receive SMS and/or E-mail…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Challenging Myths and Misconceptions

Posted April 19, 2012 by Mary Chipman

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and an excellent time to learn more about a devastating crime that can leave broken hearts and ruined careers in its wake. Prior to the 1970s, those who were sexually assaulted had no specialized services available and were often misunderstood and ostracized when they attempted to gain support from…

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EOD and CLC-16 Marines visit junior high school career day fair

Posted May 10, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Bill Waterstreet

Four Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Marines paid a visit to 4th Avenue Junior High School for its Career and College Readiness Day in Yuma, Ariz., May 4. Two Marines hailed from station Explosive Ordinance...

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Arizona Adventures takes Yuma for a ride

Posted June 7, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Zac Scanlon

Riding around on a dune buggy in the desert under the Yuma sun or jet skiing at Lake Martinez may seem like an expensive or unrealistic thing to do as a weekend activity while stationed at MCAS Yuma.

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Yuma Palms Regional Center

Posted August 23, 2012 by Cpl. Laura Gauna

After two years in Yuma, there is one spot I find myself coming back to time and time again. Located at the northeast corner of 16th Street and Interstate 8, Yuma Palms Regional Center features more than 490,000 square feet of department and specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment, as well as walkways, plazas and gathering…

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2012 Year in Review

Posted December 20, 2012 by Photo By: Michael D. Jackson

Navy test pilot Lt. Christopher Tabert flies F-35B aircraft BF-3 with inert AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles Sept. 19 over the Atlantic Test Ranges. The test flight evaluated airplane structural loads and flying qualities during maneuvering flight. The F-35B is the variant of the Joint Strike Fighter designed for use by U.S. Marine Corps, as well as…

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Tailspotter March 30, 2012

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Little Bit is a Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix about a year old. He is neutered, vaccinated and has a microchip. He is always looking to meet new friends and find adventures.  For more information about adopting, contact the Humane Society of Yuma at  928-782-1621.

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About Absentee Voting

Posted April 26, 2012 by www.FVAP.gov

Voting is a constitutional right that American citizens eighteen years and older can freely exercise. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) covers all active-duty members of the Uniformed Services and their families, members of the merchant Marine and their families, and US citizens who reside overseas, and assists them in exercising their…

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Station ARFF trains in setting up decontamination site

Posted May 17, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

Marine Corps Air Station Yuma aircraft rescue and firefighting department trained in setting up a mass decontamination site, May 10-11. The training, part of ARFF personnel’s annual training requirements, educated the firefighters on quickly and effectively constructing a...

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